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Which Is Safer Ibuprofin Or Naproxin
High doses!: There is no particular interaction risk, but both doses ae quite high and suggest that you might need to work w/ your Dr (s) to find safe adequate pain mgmt strategies. You don't mention the pain issue at all - so it's impossible to know what else to suggest. Discuss it ASAP and you'l be able to optimize this situation. Best! ...Read more
Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more
Is it safe to take Advil (ibuprofen) multiple times a day if I was prescribed 500 mgs of naproxen every 6 hours? I am worried because the bottle of Advil (ibuprofen) says no
Advil (ibuprofen) + Naproxen: Both of these meds are considered NSAIDS which are notorious for causing GI problems (stomach bleeding), The maximum dose of Ibuprofen is 3.2 g, and Naproxen 1.5g daily. Do the math. There are other better ways of managing pain than taking same meds-NSAIDs. You need to consult with a doctor that specializes in pain for more information and medication adjustment. ...Read more
I'm allergic to naproxen and ibuprofen is there a safe alternate for me to reduce swelling and inflamation?
If I took Naproxen 3 days ago is it safe to take Ibuprofen now without increased risk of side effects? Or should I wait longer?
It is safe: However, you should always check with your doctor before taking any medication, even over the counter once. ...Read more
I took an aleve (naproxen) four hours ago for dental pain. Is it safe to take ibuprofen now? The pain is back.
DDS: Pain meds do not TREAT the problem. See your DDS ASAP. ...Read more
Is Aleve (naproxen) or ibuprofen safer to take if you have high blood pressure and you are on blood pressure medication?
Both affect BP: All NSAID's, including ibuprofen and naproxen, have the potential to increase blood pressure (BP). In most people the change is small but, on occasion, a significant elevation of BP may occur. Consider monitoring your BP (call your MD staff so they can assist you in arranging for you to drop in randomly for 3-6 BP checks over the next several weeks) to see if BP is affected while on a NSAID. ...Read more
I just took (2) two 325mg tablets of Aspirin for menstral cramps and I want to know when will it be safe to take Naproxen or Ibuprofen?
Not for a day: Will it be safe.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm currently experieincing knee pain, and my doctor has put me on 800MG or Ibuprofen, and two 220MG of Aleve (naproxen). Is it safe to take Nyquill?
This is incorrect: There has been a misunderstanding here. Either 800mg ibuprofen three times daily OR 2x 220mg Alleve twice daily is ok, but these two medications are essentially the same thing and should not be taken together at max dosing. It is ok to combine ibuprofen with acetaminophen (tylenol) for pain that doesn't respond to either alone. If the NyQuil brand product has ibuprofen or naproxen in it, no. ...Read more
Is it safe to take robaxin (methocarbamol) 500mg with ibuprofen 400mg to 800mg or with naproxen 500mg? For muscle pain and muscle spasms?
Do I need wear arm sling if have rotator cuff injury and shoulder strain? Is safe take ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) with diclofenac 75mg?
Ask the Dr: The Dr who diagnosed the injury is the best to ask for recommendations specific to your case - but it's worth trying the sling to see if the protection it provides reduces your pain. The medications you mention do not have reports of problems in combo, so just use as directed and notice anything you don't like. I hope you heal well. See Dr if worsens or lasts too long (weeks). ...Read more
About the same: The onset time for these should both be about 30 minutes. ...Read more
Yes, you can: Taking both at once should be OK, but taking too many NSAID's, every day for several weeks or months can cause damage. Always talk to your doctor before combining medications. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, but just make sure you take it on a full stomach. Also, don't make it a regular occurrence. ...Read more
See details: Not much except that naproxen's effects are longer standing as a rule. ...Read more
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